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Best things to do in Austin

Pool
“Barton Springs Pool is a recreational outdoor swimming pool that is filled entirely with water from nearby natural springs. ”
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Outdoor Event Space
“Home to Barton Springs, the Zilker Eagle, a large playscape, and four hundred acres of sports fields and woodlands, Zilker Park is a popular weekend destination.”
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BBQ Joint
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“Local favorite and if you want to stay in line for two hours but I’ll put up many local spots that don’t have the wait and just as great. ”
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Movie Theater
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“Stylish theater chain for new & classic films features cocktails & creative bites served seat-side. The Alamo is our favorite spot to catch a movie! Due to its popularity, you should reserve tickets in advance. Seats are assigned”
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Capitol Building
“Pink granite dome of Texas power! Go visit the portraits of George W and Ann Richards in the rotunda. ”
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Pizza Place
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“Egg plant pizza is to die for! Small Austin venue off south Congress. Walk up and down SOCO before or after your pizza for some great people watching and shopping. ”
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Shopping Mall
“It is an outdoor shopping mall with all your favorites, plus nightlife, restaurants and bars. ”
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Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Want a vegetarian meal? This is the spot! Go to the website to get in line before you arrive.”
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Rock Club
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“You never know who will end up playing at this place. Its a total dive but an old Austin favorite. ”
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Japanese Restaurant
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“Best sushi in town. Pricey but will give you a great experience of Austin food scene and some unorthodox sushi!!!”
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Burger Joint
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“Hip, eco-minded burger joint with all-natural meats, housemade buns, shakes & interesting beers.”
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Mountain
“Beautiful views of Austin and the lake from high atop Mount Bonnell. Great for a picnic and a hike.”
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Dive Bar
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“Live country music is served up in this sprawling honky-tonk with a taco truck outside. ”
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Lake
“Rent a kayak or stand up paddleboard! Run the 10-mile loop. This place is amazing”
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Dive Bar
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“Live music & boot-scootin'! If you want to do the Texas two-step, this is the place to go. Check their website for lessons! Willie has been known to pop in unannounced a time or two! ”
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